Making a Reasonable InvestigationPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 7 October 2015
There is a well-established line of legal authorities on the importance of conducting an investigation into misconduct. In practice, it is often difficult to draw the line on how far to investigate employees’ responses to allegations of misconduct. The decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Shrestha v Genesis Housing Association Ltd  IRLR 399 is a reminder that there is a limit on what is expected of an investigating employer.
Mr Shrestha was employed by Genesis Housing Association Ltd as a floating support worker. His work involved travelling from place to place to see clients and he was entitled to claim expenses for mileage. The employer thought his mileage claims
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